Columbia County, WI: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

Columbia County, Wisconsin Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Columbia County, Wisconsin Electricity Overview

Columbia County's 40.14% increase in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production throughout the past year is an unfortunate trend.

The nationwide average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 16.12 cents, while residents of Columbia County pay an average rate of 7.09% more than the national average at 17.27 cents per kilowatt hour.

Residents of Columbia County use enough electricity to emit 11,234.31 kilograms of CO2 gases each year per person, compared to the statewide average of 5,893.79.

Columbia County produces 81.09 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 4th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

Columbia County consumes 13.26% of the generation put out by their power generation plants, so they will export or store the leftover megawatt hours.

Emitting 654,050,198.11 kilograms of CO2 gases, Columbia County has the 506th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3230 counties in the US.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    680,412 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,130,702 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    409,532 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,721,170 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    88.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    654,050,198 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    11,234.31 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Portage

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Portage Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.82¢ per kWh

  • 2.54% higher than last month
  • 8.26% higher than April last year
  • 2.94% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 5.38% higher than the US average
  • 553rd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 127 since April last year
  • 23,985th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 296 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,767 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.59¢ per kWh

  • 0.69% higher than last month
  • 6.76% higher than April last year
  • 2.16% lower than the Wisconsin average
  • 2.89% higher than the US average
  • 523rd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 93 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 109 since April last year
  • 22,309th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 234 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,810 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$96.58 per month

  • 7.53% lower than last month
  • 3.13% higher than April last year
  • 1.81% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 14.34% lower than the US average
  • 375th in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 47 since April last year
  • 9,442nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 596 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 554 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$113.03 per month

  • 0.22% higher than last month
  • 3.79% higher than April last year
  • 2.72% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • 16.94% lower than the US average
  • 362nd in the state out of 804 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 13 since April last year
  • 6,976th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 76 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,375 since April last year

Portage, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Portage are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.16% less than the state's average price of 16.95 cents and 2.89% higher than the national average of 16.12 cents. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 11,025.49 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other providers.

Electricity consumption in Portage results in the release of 62,128,952.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 88th highest in the state out of 810 cities. This total results in 6,002.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 84th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Portage

Portage residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.105/kWh$141.06/mo.$72.50/mo.
523rd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Portage
362nd$113.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Portage Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Portage, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591

Columbus, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Columbus are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which ranks the city 57th out of 810 cities in the state. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $93.35. This is 32.37% lower than the nationwide average bill of $138.02. The electricity grid in the city has an average of 1.01 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 279.5 minutes each. The United States averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages each year and 171.11 minutes per outage.

Electricity consumption in Columbus results in the release of 32,802,118.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 147th highest in the state out of 810 cities. This total results in 6,002.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 84th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Columbus

Columbus residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.118/kWh$115.41/mo.$69.07/mo.
57th14.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Columbus
44th$93.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Columbus Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Columbus, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Adams Columbia Electric CooperativeBUNDLED18.75116.02251,207.9847,098,708.24
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591
Columbus Water and LightBUNDLED14.2887.9717,372.452,480,303.93

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Lake Wisconsin CDP, WI Electricity Overview

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Citizens living in Lake Wisconsin CDP are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.16% less than the state's average price of 16.95 cents and 2.89% higher than the national average of 16.12 cents. Alliant Energy sells an estimated 26,595.93 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other providers.

Electricity consumption in Lake Wisconsin CDP results in the release of 28,792,637.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 158th highest in the state out of 810 cities. This total results in 6,002.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, ranking the city 487th worst in the state for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Wisconsin CDP

Lake Wisconsin CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.105/kWh$141.06/mo.$72.50/mo.
523rd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Wisconsin CDP
362nd$113.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Wisconsin CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Wisconsin CDP, Wisconsin

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Alliant EnergyBUNDLED16.50113.013,552,255.79585,963,591

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Electricity Production in Columbia County, Wisconsin

Power Plants in Columbia County, Wisconsin

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Columbia County WI Coal 4,721,170.014,931,917,923.31,044.646/2026
Columbia County WI Wind 355,528
Wisconsin Dells WI Conventional Hydroelectric 54,004

Columbia County, Wisconsin Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Columbia County's power plants primarily use Coal, which accounts for 91.95% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the county. Wind and Conventional Hydroelectric have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity generation. Wind is used to make 355,528 megawatt hours (6.93%) of electricity generation and Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 54,004 megawatt hours (1.05%) of total generation in the county. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 654,050,198.11 kilograms, which is the 506th highest of any county in the US. This total equates to 11,234.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 312th worst in the United States for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Columbia County has 3 power producing plants, which is 21st most in Wisconsin.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
91.95%
WIND
Wind
6.93%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.07%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Columbia County include Alliant Energy, WE Energies, and Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative Oftentimes net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and Wisconsin has restricted laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Columbia County that report energy loss, including Alliant Energy, WE Energies, and Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative. Combined, these 5 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 3.17% of electricity produced. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Columbia County receiving a rank of 429th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Columbia County:

  • Arlington, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Cambria, Wisconsin:
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 11.22%
    • WE Energies: 44.53%
    • Alliant Energy: 44.25%
  • Columbus, Wisconsin:
    • Columbus Water and Light: 79.24%
    • Alliant Energy: 14.66%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 6.10%
  • Doylestown, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Fall River, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 80.83%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 19.17%
  • Friesland, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 97.24%
    • Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative: 2.76%
  • Lodi, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 25.49%
    • Lodi Utilities: 74.51%
  • Pardeeville, Wisconsin:
    • Pardeeville, Wisconsin Electric Utility: 68.98%
    • Alliant Energy: 31.02%
  • Portage, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Poynette, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Rio, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%
  • Wyocena, Wisconsin:
    • Alliant Energy: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Columbia County, Wisconsin?

The largest electricity provider in Columbia County, Wisconsin by total customer count is Alliant Energy.

How many power plants are located within Columbia County, Wisconsin?

There are 3 power plants located in Columbia County, Wisconsin

Which electricity companies offer service in Columbia County, Wisconsin?

How many electric companies offer service in Columbia County, Wisconsin?

Columbia County, Wisconsin is home to 6 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-22